Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW COMING TO CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING
TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WYOMING WILL BE ON THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF A
LARGE WINTER STORM THAT WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE SOUTHERN AND
CENTRAL ROCKIES THROUGH TUESDAY. SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
NATRONA...FREMONT... SWEETWATER...JOHNSON AND SOUTHERN LINCOLN
COUNTIES ALONG WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS. STEADY SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. BY TUESDAY
MORNING...ONLY LIGHT SNOW WILL STILL BE FALLING BUT THE WINDS WILL
STILL BE RATHER BRISK. WITH THE LIGHT FLUFFY NATURE OF THE
SNOW...THE COMBINATION OF THE LINGERING SNOWFALL AND WIND WILL
CREATE CONTINUED BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH 9 AM TUESDAY
MORNING. EXPECT SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACT ALONG THE
INTERSTATES...OVER SOUTH PASS...AND DURING THE EVENING AND TUESDAY
MORNING COMMUTE AROUND CASPER.

WYZ017-021100-
/O.EXA.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160202T1600Z/
WIND RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RIVERTON...SHOSHONI
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR THE WIND RIVER BASIN WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL THROUGH MIDNIGHT SOUTH OF RIVERTON BUT WILL TAPER OFF
  ACROSS AREAS NORTH OF RIVERTON BY 9 PM.

* SNOWFALL...UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN THE RIVERTON AREA
  SO FAR TODAY. UP TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED NEAR HUDSON...UP
  TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL AT AND SOUTH OF
  RIVERTON...1 TO 2 INCHES JUST NORTH OF RIVERTON ALONG WITH LESS
  THAN AN INCH IN SHOSHONI AND TO THE LEE OF THE OWL CREEK
  MOUNTAINS IN THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE BASIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  AS HIGH AS 45 MPH JUST SOUTH OF THE WIND RIVER CANYON WILL CAUSE
  BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT
  TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH DRIFTING
  SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILERS ATTEMPTING HIGHWAY 789 AT THE FOOT OF THE OWL CREEK
  MOUNTAINS NEAR BOYSEN DAM THROUGH THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ011-021100-
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SOUTHEAST JOHNSON COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KAYCEE
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RIVERTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM MST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...AROUND AN INCH OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN SOUTHERN JOHNSON
  COUNTY SO FAR TODAY. BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED
  IN KAYCEE AND 4 TO 5 INCHES FARTHER SOUTH NEAR THE NATRONA
  COUNTY LINE.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  AS HIGH AS 30 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY LESS
  THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT
  AND FOR LIGHT TRAILERS AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES..

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ020-022-021100-
/O.COR.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160202T1600Z/
NATRONA COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-CASPER MOUNTAIN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CASPER
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...SNOWFALL OF 3 TO 6 INCHES HAS FALLEN AROUND THE
  CASPER AREA SO FAR ALONG WITH 6 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN. SNOW
  TOTALS OF 7 TO 9 INCHES IS EXPECTED AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  WITH 9 TO 13 INCHES ON CASPER MOUNTAIN.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR LIGHT TRAILERS AND HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES. TRAVEL DELAYS ARE LIKELY DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE
  AND ALONG INTERSTATE 25 THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ015-018-021100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160202T1600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-LANDER FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LANDER
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN THE LANDER
  AREA SO FAR TODAY. 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH 5
  TO 10 INCHES ON THE EAST SLOPES OF THE WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS
  INCLUDING SOUTH PASS IS EXPECTED BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS AS HIGH AS 45 MPH ON SOUTH PASS WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW
  WITH VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILERS ATTEMPTING SOUTH PASS FOR THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON
  AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ019-021100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160202T1600Z/
GREEN MOUNTAINS AND RATTLESNAKE RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...JEFFREY CITY
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...AT LEAST 2 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN OVER THE AREA
  SO FAR THIS MORNING. 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH
  5 TO 10 INCHES IN THE GREEN MOUNTAINS IS EXPECTED BY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT
  TRAILERS ATTEMPTING TO TRAVEL HIGHWAY 287 FOR THE REST OF THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

WYZ028>030-021100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160202T1600Z/
ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER-FLAMING GORGE-EAST SWEETWATER COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCK SPRINGS...GREEN RIVER...WAMSUTTER
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
  REST OF THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...AT LEAST AN INCH OF SNOW HAS FALLEN ACROSS SWEETWATER
  COUNTY SO FAR THIS MORNING. AT LEAST 2 INCHES OF SNOW IS
  EXPECTED IN ROCK SPRINGS AND GREEN RIVER WITH 3 TO 6 INCHES OF
  SNOW IS EXPECTED WELL SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 IN SOUTHERN
  SWEETWATER COUNTY BY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH
  VISIBILITY BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH
  DRIFTING SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL CONTINUE TO BE
  DIFFICULT...WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS CONTINUING. TRAVEL DELAYS
  ARE LIKELY ALONG INTERSTATE 80. TRAVEL MAY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE FOR
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILER TRAFFIC THROUGH TONIGHT.
  IN FACT MOST OF INTERSTATE 80 IS ALREADY NOW CLOSED IN BOTH
  DIRECTIONS BETWEEN ROCK SPRINGS AND RAWLINS ALONG WITH WEST
  BOUND CLOSURES BETWEEN LARAMIE AND RAWLINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.
PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS BY DIALING 511 OR OR BY
LOGGING ON TO MAP.WYOROAD.INFO.

&&

$$

WYZ027-021100-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160202T1600Z/
SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KEMMERER...COKEVILLE
406 PM MST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WITH BRISK NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY MORNING. THE HEAVIEST SNOW
  IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN NOON AND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOWFALL...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEAST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITY BELOW
  A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS WILL BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY WITH DRIFTING
  SNOW AND POOR VISIBILITY. DRIVING WILL BECOME DIFFICULT...
  ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND LIGHT TRAILER TRAFFIC
  LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$



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